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How is an inguinal hernia different from a regular?

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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Probably same

Inguinal = groin.
A hernia is basically one tissue bulging through an opening. So no such thing as "regular" hernia, though the generic term usually refers to inguinal hernia.

In brief: Probably same

Inguinal = groin.
A hernia is basically one tissue bulging through an opening. So no such thing as "regular" hernia, though the generic term usually refers to inguinal hernia.
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Jon Krook
Surgery
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In brief: Depends

I'm not sure what a regular hernia is.
An inguinal hernia is a groin hernia. It is the most common hernia in both sexes. Other common hernias are umbilical hernias and incisional or ventral hernias.

In brief: Depends

I'm not sure what a regular hernia is.
An inguinal hernia is a groin hernia. It is the most common hernia in both sexes. Other common hernias are umbilical hernias and incisional or ventral hernias.
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